J. Bradley Greenwood

Welcoming Brad Greenwood to Creighton Block Gallery, Greenwood’s hand-hewn designs are a throwback to an era when quality craftsmanship was the measure of a products worth. He works primarily with California hardwoods such as walnut, oak, elm and madrone to create furniture of enduring value.

Artist statement: “Re-using resources is an important element of my lifestyle and it often provides me with creative and interesting challenges.”

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Brad works primarily with California hardwoods such as walnut, oak, elm and madrone to create furniture of enduring value.

He chooses mostly hardwoods that have been downed to natural causes. Walnut trees that have stopped producing, or storm-downed oaks and elms are typically his preference. He finds great pleasure in knowing that he can recycle wood often destined for the chipper.

After completing renovating an old homestead, Brad and his wife, Lorraine, raised their four sons on the historic Maddalena Ranch in Sierra Valley, CA.

In November of 2018 their love the of the Rocky Mountains caused them to relocate to the beautiful Paradise Valley alongside Pine Creek which is now where they call home.

INSIDE THE STUDIO
Located in the pristine Paradise Valley of Montana, north of Yellowstone National Park and just south of Livingston, you’ll find the artist’s studio filled with a menagerie of artifacts, tools, vintage parts, organic findings and wood – lots of beautiful and exceptional hard woods.

Authenticity and tenacity, remnants of yesteryear, are alive and thriving today
inside his workshop.

The artist’s use of antique and modern technologies, along with a refreshing measure of remarkable skill and originality, are all elements of the seemingly magical process that takes place within his creative space.

Greenwood’s hand-hewn designs are a throwback to an era when quality craftsmanship was the measure of a products worth.